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Archives for March 2019
As we reach the end of the NHS Innovation & Technology Tariff and Innovation & Technology Payment (ITT/P) 2018/19 programmes, South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) project manager Kim Morrissey shares five lessons learned from spreading the innovations in the South West. The Innovation & Technology Tariff and Innovation and Technology Payment (ITT/P) Read More
Sarah Robens, programme manager at the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) and 2019 Spread Academy Fellow, recently attended a fitness class by Move it or Lose it – a fitness franchise supported by the Transform Ageing programme, whose partners include the SW AHSN, Design Council, UnLtd, and the Centre for Ageing Better. Read More
Forward-thinkers in health and social care across the South West have been given an exclusive lesson in unleashing large-scale change at the first Spread Academy, launched by the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) in partnership with the renowned US-based Billions Institute. Over 80 professionals, including NHS leaders, a dietitian, and an ex-rocket engineer, were Read More
Gastroenterology dietitian Marianne Williams set up the first NHS primary care dietetic-led gastroenterology clinic in the UK in 2011. She attended the Spread Academy, facilitated by the South West Academic Health Science Network and Billions Institute, in March 2019. Throughout the four-day academy, Marianne recorded what she learnt. MONDAY – THE FIRST DAY Fantastic first day Read More